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Free Tours by Foot offers pay-what-you-like tours of Chicago, focusing on walking tour, self-guided bike tours and ghosts tours. Name your own price, including free. Pay-what-you-like tours are tours for every budget.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1400 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60610-1548
Near North Side
+1 312-612-0826
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Reviewed yesterday

Excelent walk tour of a hidden part of the city i wouldn't get to know without the tour. Thanks Bruce, 10 points.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank elianafram
Reviewed 1 week ago

My guide Sean was great. He has so much knowledge and made additional suggestions that I took him up on. I highly recommend FreeTours by Foot and will use them again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lovetotravel57033
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did two tours (one with Mike and one with Michael): both were great, the guides really love their city and want to make you discover the best in it, and are really kind. Walking tours are for me always the best to discover a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 260celestinel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the tour in Spanish and we just loved it. Sylvia is such an enthusiast about Chicago that we couldn’t help falling in love with it too. We are very great full with her for helping us understand a little more about this beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Escape272038
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice and interesting walking tour. Our guide Sean is really well prepared, nice, efficient and timely

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ossimarco44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I joined 4 tours in Chicago (i.e. Ghost tour / Architecture tour / Skyscrapers tour). Aram and Bruce are very good guides! The guide makes the difference.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wanderer38313055598
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This walking tour was the best thing I did in the 3 days I spent in Chicago. It was really interesting and enjoyable. Mike, the guide, proved to have plenty of knowledge of Chicago's history and also gave some tips about best places to eat,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The walking tour with our guide Mike was one of the best things we did in Chicago! Mike was very knowledgeable and passionate to share with us all the interest facts of his city. We learned a lot about history, architecture, Chicago’s lifestyle, and where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour guide made our tour fun filled and enjoyable. Nice tour planning and a great group photo .Thabks Sean!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kapil P
Reviewed November 8, 2018

An amazing ghost walk of downtown Chicago. You meet by an old hotel and then walk through the City. Our guide was great and it was fun to learn the spooky history of downtown.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WanderingCanadian33
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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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May 9, 2018|
Response from Betsaida T | Reviewed this property |
whats your question?
January 20, 2018|
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Response from 947nevat | Reviewed this property |
I agree, give what you think is appropriate. I was in a small group and it looked as if everyone gave something. I really enjoyed the guide and gave $20.
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Raynmaker | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did the morning inside the loop tour with Andy and the afternoon Lincoln Park tour. Be careful; some tours overlap. Expect 90 minutes to 2 hours for each tour.